JTS’s 122nd Commencement Exercises

Date: May 17, 2016 - May 17, 2016

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Sponsor: Public Lectures and Events

Location: JTS

Category: Public Lectures & Events

We invite you to watch the 122nd JTS Commencement Exercises

Commencement Exercises: begin at 10:00 a.m. (EDT)

Ordination and Investiture Ceremony: begins at 3:30 p.m. (EDT)

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Program Highlights:

• Commencement Address by Secretary of the Treasury Jacob J. Lew

• Presentation of honorary degrees to six distinguished guests in recognition of their service and achievements:

Ms. Roz Chast, Celebrated New Yorker cartoonist and author

Mrs. Karen W. Davidson, Noted communal leader and philanthropist

Dr. Michael Fishbane, Nathan Cummings Distinguished Service Professor of Jewish Studies, University of Chicago

Mr. Abraham H. Foxman, National Director emeritus of the Anti-Defamation League

Secretary of the Treasury Jacob J. Lew

The Honorable Jonathan Lippman, Former Chief Judge of the State of New York

• Awarding of diplomas to JTS graduates, and bestowing of tallitot at the ordination and investiture ceremony to those entering the rabbinate and cantorate

• Charge to the Graduates by Professor Arnold M. Eisen, Chancellor, JTS

• Performances by the H. L. Miller Cantorial School Chorus